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Israel's Unethical and Inhumane Treatment of Palestinian Prisoners
World  (tags: Israel, unethical, inhumane, treatment, Palestinian, prisoners, hunger, strike )

Sam
- 5 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The new Israeli government wants to force-feed Palestinian prisoners who go on hunger strikes, an extreme medical procedure that Israeli doctors say they will refuse to perform because it is unethical and inhumane.
Nigerian Troops Free 234 Boko Haram Hostages
World  (tags: Nigeria, Boko Haram, Nigerian troups, liberated, prisoners, good news )

Evelyn
- 63 days ago - rte.ie
Defence HQ said that the hostages were rescued on Thursday through the Kawuri and Konduga end of Sambisa forest. About 500 women and children have already been rescued by the military in the past few days. But Amnesty estimates 2000 abducted since 2014
Jordan Executes 2 Prisoners After ISIS Killing Of Pilot, Official Says (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: violence, crime, death, ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, world, Jordan, Al Qaida, prisoners, executions )

Carrie
- 150 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Jordan executed two al-Qaida prisoners before dawn Wednesday, a government spokesman said, just hours after Islamic State militants released a video purportedly showing a captured Jordanian pilot being burned alive in a cage.
Jailed Al-Jazeera Journalist Mohamed Fahmy Could Be Freed Within Hours
World  (tags: Egypt, Al-Jazeera, Human Rights, civil liberties, prisoners, journalists, violence, politics, freedoms, middle-east, society, ethics, news, crime )

Carrie
- 151 days ago - theguardian.com
Mohamed Fahmy, one of two al-Jazeera journalists still held in Egypt, could be freed within hours after it was revealed that he has renounced his Egyptian citizenship.
Brussels Museum Shooting Suspect 'Beheaded Baby'
World  (tags: jihadists, kidnappers, prisoners, torture, beheading, rape )

Beatrice
- 298 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A freed French hostage held with David Haines has said one of his kidnappers took a perverse pleasure in torturing Syrian prisoners, and had boasted of how he had raped and killed a young mother before beheading her baby.
How We Surived Two Years of Hell As Hostages in Iran By Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal, and Sarah Shourd
World  (tags: Iran, Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal, Sarah Shourd, Hikers, prisoners )

Nancy
- 476 days ago - motherjones.com
Solitary confinement is the slow erasure of who you thought you were. You think you are still you, but you have no real way of knowing. How can you know if you have no one to reflect you back to yourself? Would I know if I was going crazy?
EU Calls for Better Conditions for Palestinians Jailed in Israel
World  (tags: EU, Israel, Palestine, IDF, prisoners, military detention, Palestinians, HumanRights, middle-east, freedoms )

Angelika
- 866 days ago - reuters.com
The European Union on Saturday called on Israel to improve conditions for Palestinians in its jails, and a Palestinian minister said there would be rallies next week to support hunger striking prisoners.
Applaud the Introduction of Environmental Jobs for Prison Inmates
World  (tags: A GOOD NEWS ACTION, PRISONERS, ENVIRONMENTAL )

Rose
- 1007 days ago - forcechange.com
Targets: Dan Pacholke and Dr. Nalini Nadkarni, co-founders of the Sustainability in Prisons Project Goal: Applaud inmate jobs program for making prisons safer while helping the environment.
HUMAN RIGHTS: Inside Sudan's Prisons: Sudanese Protesters Speak Out
World  (tags: world, politics, humanrights, Sudan, politicalpriisoners, prisoners, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, freedoms, conflict, news, HumanRights )

Cal
- 1082 days ago - csmonitor.com
Sudan's National Intelligence Security Service, blamed for the arrests and detention of some 2,000 protesters in the past month, are using torture, activists say
Urgent Action
World  (tags: prisoners, China, Bahrain )

Nancy
- 1515 days ago - amnestyusa.org
Please write on behalf of these tortured human rights defenders, members of Parliament, and medical personnel whose crimes are no more than peaceful protest or simply doing their job.
U.S. Gives New Rights To Afghan Prisoners
World  (tags: GoodNews, prisoners, rights, US MILITARY, humanrights )

Lone
- 2120 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Hundreds of prisoners held by the U.S. military in Afghanistan will for the first time have the right to challenge their indefinite detention and call witnesses in their defense under a new review system being put in place this week, according to
Bill Clinton Meets With Kim Jong Il
World  (tags: north korea, Clinton, americans, prisoners, interesting, freedoms )

Lone
- 2159 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Former president Bill Clinton met Tuesday in North Korea with reclusive dictator Kim Jong Il, part of an unannounced and highly unusual diplomatic mission to negotiate the release of two detained American journalists.
Darfur Rebels Free Sudan Troops
World  (tags: government, Dafur, Sudanese, Rebels, Jem troops, prisoners, Red Cross, HumanRights, conflict, corruption, crime )

Dee
- 2176 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
A major rebel group in Darfur has let 60 prisoners go, says the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
Ban Ki Moon Demands Release of Aung San Suu Kyi
World  (tags: world, burma, myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi, human, rights, political, prisoners, military, junta, Ban Ki Moon, UN Secretary-General )

Tom
- 2192 days ago - timesonline.co.uk
Ban Ki Moon, the UN Secretary-General, asked the leader of Burmese junta to release the detained democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, today but was refused the chance to meet her in an unpromising start to an important two-day visit.
250 Gazans in Negev Israeli Detention Center; Men Are Harshly Beaten and Interrogated
World  (tags: israel, Negev, prisoners, Palestinians in detention, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Elderberr
- 2353 days ago - freedetainees.org
At least 250 Gazans were detained by Israeli troops during the Gaza invasion, said member of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) Issa Karake on Tuesday. The men are being held in the Negev prison, living in tents and being constantly beaten and a
 

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